Wayland mansion hits auction block ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff Roy MacDowell Jr.'s Wayland estate is going on auction Friday. MLS Pin Via Boston.com The home is being auctioned off to satisfy an $8.3 million debt to Boston construction magnate John Fish. MLS Pin via Boston.com The home includes six bathrooms, four half-baths, a home theater, and a lush oak-paneled library, as well as acreage to exercise horses and land a helicopter. MLS Pin via Boston.com The town of Wayland values the property at $8 million. MLS Pin Via Boston.com MacDowell renovated and rebuilt the home on the Wayland property he’s owned for nearly 40 years. Roy MacDowell’s Wayland home includes a home theater. The town of Wayland values the property at about $8 million, and it is slated to be auctioned on Friday. The home includes a study, six full baths, and space to land a helicopter and exercise horses. MLS Pin Via Boston.com The materials used for flooring in the home include tile, wall-to-wall carpet, concrete, hardwood, pine, stone, and slate. MLS Pin via Boston.com MacDowell was hard hit in the recent real estate bust, left with debt he couldn’t pay, a house he couldn’t sell, and a lender poised to foreclose. MLS Pin via Boston.com According to court documents, Fish personally lent MacDowell and his company, Boulder Capital LLC, $6 million in a note dated April 1, 2008, with the promise that he would start getting repaid by mid-August that year. MLS Pin Via Boston.com When he took the loan from Fish, MacDowell indicated that he had real estate investments in Massachusetts worth about $35 million, according to court records. MLS Pin Via Boston.com After numerous court proceedings, a company tied to Fish quietly filed papers indicating he would begin foreclosure proceedings on MacDowell’s house.